FAQS

When do you open?

Our ferries operate from about the middle of March to early November. We operate 7 days a week and our offices are open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. As we are situated on the Wild Atlantic Way our ferries are subject to variable sea and weather conditions.

Is there parking at Doolin Pier?

There are two large car parks at Doolin Harbour.

How much does parking at Doolin Harbour Cost?

Clare County Council is bringing in parking fees from mid-July, 2016. Parking will cost €1 for 0-2 hours, €5 for 2-30 hours, and €15 for 30 hours to 1 week.

Are bikes allowed on the ferris to the Aran Islands?

Yes. Bicycles are allowed on our ferries free of charge. Passengers are responsible for the care of bicycles while travelling on the ferries.

Are infants and children allowed on the ferries from Doolin?

Yes. Children and infants may travel on the ferries. We recommend ensuring that you travel on a day with good sea and weather conditions when bringing children on board.

Can you take a car on the ferries?

Yes. Children and infants may travel on the ferries. We recommend ensuring that you travel on a day with good sea and weather conditions when bringing children on board.

Are dogs allowed on the ferries?

Yes. Well behaved dogs are allowed on the ferries free of charge. Passengers are responsible for the care/behaviour of dogs while traveling on the ferries.

Where is your ferry ticket office located?

Our main ticket office is located on Doolin Pier, Doolin, Co.Clare. You will see Bill O’Brien in red letters above our door, left door only. It is a little confusing with different ticket offices on Doolin Pier.

If the sailing is cancelled for weather related reasons what happens?

If the sailings are cancelled due to weather, tide, or sea conditions you may choose to be placed on the next available sailing or receive a full refund.

What do we do when we arrive if we have booked online?

After booking online all you need to do is arrive to Doolin Harbour, park your car, and board. There is no need to print your email ticket confirmation, you can simply show the caption or crew of the ferry when you are boarding. If you have any questions you can Find Us at Doolin Harbour.

Can we stay overnight on the Aran Islands?

Yes. The return tickets may be used for a day trip or overnight stay. You may stay for as many days as you wish on the Islands and use your return passage at any time of choice.

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